Deepen Talks About His Journey Through Fashion
Permalink

Deepen Talks About His Journey Through Fashion

I am Deepen, Fashion Artist based in Mumbai. Because I love fashion and its aspects…

Continue Reading →

Everything about Faraz Arif Ansari’s Upcoming Queer Drama Movie – “Sheer Kurma”
Permalink

Everything about Faraz Arif Ansari’s Upcoming Queer Drama Movie – “Sheer Kurma”

Bollywood is known to have a lot of glam, dance, stunts and beautiful songs. In…

Continue Reading →

A Dance and a Drag, with the gorgeous Betta Naan Stop
Permalink

A Dance and a Drag, with the gorgeous Betta Naan Stop

Drag, bold, colorful, raunchy, and extremely fun to witness. But how many of us have…

Continue Reading →

School Syllabus now includes LGBTQ+ history!
Permalink

School Syllabus now includes LGBTQ+ history!

Educating children about the LGBT+ community is important. And several countries across the globe have…

Continue Reading →

The Third Eye Cafe – that “employs” Transgender Waiters
Permalink

The Third Eye Cafe – that “employs” Transgender Waiters

Meet FSoG’s Founder: Shubham Mehrotra
Permalink

Meet FSoG’s Founder: Shubham Mehrotra

Shubham Mehrotra was already a pretty impressive person before she created the FSoG. It went on to…

Continue Reading →

Capturing Raw Vulnerability In Bedrooms & Bathtubs
Permalink

Capturing Raw Vulnerability In Bedrooms & Bathtubs

“It’s always been about the face.” Calling in from her home in Manila, Regine David is on…

Continue Reading →

New Bill Plans To Get Rid Of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination In Tokyo
Permalink

New Bill Plans To Get Rid Of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination In Tokyo

Tokyo is aiming to remove anti-LGBTQ discrimination before it hosts the Summer Olympics Games in…

Continue Reading →

Why Should Queer Places Exclude Asexuals?
Permalink

Why Should Queer Places Exclude Asexuals?

Content warning: This article contains mentions of corrective rape and assault. As we approach another…

Continue Reading →

50 Things That Annoy Gay/Bi Men
Permalink

50 Things That Annoy Gay/Bi Men

Raise your hand if you can relate! There are a number of things in this world…

Continue Reading →

UK’s First Bisexual Dating Show To Be Hosted By Courtney Act
Permalink

UK’s First Bisexual Dating Show To Be Hosted By Courtney Act

Drag Race star and Celebrity Big Brother winner Courtney Act announced this weekend that she’ll host the UK’s…

Continue Reading →

11 Fun And Happy Gay Films
Permalink

11 Fun And Happy Gay Films

There are a lot of important gay movies that don’t have the happiest endings for…

Continue Reading →

Watch Trixie Mattel Revealing The RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 Lineup
Permalink

Watch Trixie Mattel Revealing The RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 Lineup

Trixie Mattel has provided her opinion on the rumored cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race All…

Continue Reading →

Grindr Launches ‘Kindr’ To Combat Racism, Bullying On App
Permalink

Grindr Launches ‘Kindr’ To Combat Racism, Bullying On App

The social media company Grindr launched a new initiative this week to combat different forms…

Continue Reading →

Sridevi; An Icon For The LGBT Community
Permalink

Sridevi; An Icon For The LGBT Community

September 6, 2018 was a historic day for India as the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality…

Continue Reading →

9 Artists Expressing Their Pride On Their Sleeve
Permalink

9 Artists Expressing Their Pride On Their Sleeve

With the recent denouncement of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the country’s LGBTQIA…

Continue Reading →

“And That’s How You Grow” : Anwesh Sahoo
Permalink

“And That’s How You Grow” : Anwesh Sahoo

From a shy, scared and bullied boy confused about his sexuality in school to a…

Continue Reading →

Singing For Freedom and Love, India’s First LGBT Choir, Rainbow Voices Mumbai
Permalink

Singing For Freedom and Love, India’s First LGBT Choir, Rainbow Voices Mumbai

Rainbow Voices Mumbai (RVM) is India’s first and only LGBT choir. With members from all…

Continue Reading →

Shining a spotlight on perception through film making | FSOG Exclusive
Permalink

Shining a spotlight on perception through film making | FSOG Exclusive

22-year-old Riya Kulkarni was utterly horrified when she learned that a close friend had been…

Continue Reading →

Inclusiveness is a big step in the forward direction: Abhishek Azad
Permalink

Inclusiveness is a big step in the forward direction: Abhishek Azad

While growing up in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, Abhishek Azad knew very little about homosexuality, and absolutely…

Continue Reading →

‘I Am A Female Trapped In A Male Body’
Permalink

‘I Am A Female Trapped In A Male Body’

In India, we always assume that our metropolitan cities are far, far ahead of their…

Continue Reading →

Mumbai’s KC College Promotes Acceptance and Inclusion
Permalink

Mumbai’s KC College Promotes Acceptance and Inclusion

Heenal Shah, 20, is of curious nature. A sociology student from Mumbai’s Kishinchand Chellaram (KC)…

Continue Reading →

Stories Of Indian Parents Who Discovered Their Kids Were Gay Or Lesbian
Permalink

Stories Of Indian Parents Who Discovered Their Kids Were Gay Or Lesbian

By Monalisa Das Amidst the sea of people at Bengaluru’s Pride March in November 2015 were…

Continue Reading →

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger | Story of A Rape Survivor
Permalink

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger | Story of A Rape Survivor

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Living by these words, Sanket Sveronic –…

Continue Reading →

My Journey: From A Woman To A Trans Man
Permalink

My Journey: From A Woman To A Trans Man

transgender n. a person whose self-identity does not conform unambiguously to conventional notions of male…

Continue Reading →

What’s So Bad About a Boy Who Wants to Wear His Grandma’s Blouse?
Permalink

What’s So Bad About a Boy Who Wants to Wear His Grandma’s Blouse?

As I was helping my grandmother clean out her basement one Saturday afternoon, she handed…

Continue Reading →

Two Of A Kind: Can You Tell Which Twin Is Gay?
Permalink

Two Of A Kind: Can You Tell Which Twin Is Gay?

Mankind is split apart. The world is undecided and divided in what it chooses to…

Continue Reading →

“I Haven’t Met One Gay Person Who Hasn’t Amazed Me,” Says Our Next Ally Princeton From Mumbai
Permalink
Gay India: An Exclusive Interview With A Gay Couple From Mumbai
Permalink

Gay India: An Exclusive Interview With A Gay Couple From Mumbai

By Aashna Bhatia This week we had the pleasure of interviewing another gay couple in…

Continue Reading →

Anwesh Sahoo: ‘Being Gay In India Isn’t Half As Bad’
Permalink

Anwesh Sahoo: ‘Being Gay In India Isn’t Half As Bad’

By Anwesh Kumar Sahoo Contrary to the reaction that I often receive from people, being…

Continue Reading →

VIDEO: Ssummier aka Pammi Aunty Talks About Feminism and Section 377
Permalink

VIDEO: Ssummier aka Pammi Aunty Talks About Feminism and Section 377

Actor and comedian Ssumier Pasricha, also known as Pammi Aunty, invited FSoG over for a…

Continue Reading →

FSOG Exclusive: A Fireside Chat with Psychologist Deepak Kashyap
Permalink

FSOG Exclusive: A Fireside Chat with Psychologist Deepak Kashyap

A Gay Australian’s Indian Love Story
Permalink

A Gay Australian’s Indian Love Story

The pivotal issue with homosexuality in India seems to revolve around the centrality and sanctity…

Continue Reading →

I AM AN ALLY: Straight Indians Fighting for LGBTQIA Rights
Permalink

I AM AN ALLY: Straight Indians Fighting for LGBTQIA Rights

“I am straight. I don’t think that should make a difference.” These are the words…

Continue Reading →

All You Need To Know About The New Revolutionary Dating Platform For Queer Indians
Permalink

All You Need To Know About The New Revolutionary Dating Platform For Queer Indians

What happens when someone queer wants to find a perfect pool of people who are…

Continue Reading →

The Party Must Go On: LGBT Nightlife In India
Permalink

The Party Must Go On: LGBT Nightlife In India

The Indian LGBTQ community has long been plagued by lack of facilities that make it…

Continue Reading →

Stand with Orlando: Vigil for Love held in Mumbai
Permalink

Stand with Orlando: Vigil for Love held in Mumbai

Members and supporters of LGBTQI community in Mumbai, including the US Consul General, Mr Thomas Vajda…

Continue Reading →

Mumbai Photo Journalist, Anushree Fadnavis shares Transgender stories exclusively for FSOG
Permalink

Mumbai Photo Journalist, Anushree Fadnavis shares Transgender stories exclusively for FSOG

When you see her for the first time, in a local train compartment, typing away…

Continue Reading →

Why The Pulse Attack Isn’t Another Act of Terrorism
Permalink

Why The Pulse Attack Isn’t Another Act of Terrorism

Late on Sunday night, Omar Mateen entered Pulse, a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, killing…

Continue Reading →

Stand With Orlando: Vigils being held across India
Permalink

Stand With Orlando: Vigils being held across India

The mass shooting in Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, US, during the early…

Continue Reading →

Meet India’s first crossdresser- Rohit Verma
Permalink

Meet India’s first crossdresser- Rohit Verma

Young, urban men today prefer to accessorise their image with silk and satin rather than…

Continue Reading →

How a small town boy became Mr Gay World India
Permalink

How a small town boy became Mr Gay World India

“…and the dreams that you dare to dream, really do come true.” Anwesh Sahoo, native…

Continue Reading →

A day in the life of an openly gay Bollywood celebrity
Permalink

A day in the life of an openly gay Bollywood celebrity

Sushant Divgikar, a well known face in India and a role model for the LGBTQ…

Continue Reading →

Presenting Mumbai’s One and Only Gay Comedian
Permalink

Presenting Mumbai’s One and Only Gay Comedian

This week in FSoG we examine freedom of choice. Choice is central theme of the LGBTQ…

Continue Reading →

Inspiring Story of a Male Rape Survivor- Harrish Iyer
Permalink

Inspiring Story of a Male Rape Survivor- Harrish Iyer